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the old people in america, get serious. if humor will do that, i think that's great. nobody has any humor in washington. there ain't none left. >> schieffer: mr. bowles, what are you saying to your party about the need for entitlement reform? that's where the resistance is coming from. it's coming from the democrates, not republicans. >> absolutely, bob. i love alan. he's an american treasure. but, look, even if you raise the top rates back to the clinton rates, that only creates about $400 billion over 10 years. that's $40 billion a year. we have a tron dollar a year deficit. that aloneuent solve the problem. we have to cut spending. health care in this country, we spend twice as much on health care as any other developed nation, and that's whether it's percent of g.d.p. or on a per-capita base. we have to slow the growth of health care to the rate of the economy. the president put $350 billion worth of cuts on the table. that's not enough. we're going to have to do more. we may not like it. you know, we may wish we didn't. we simply made promises we can't keep. we've got to face up to i
for america's families and for students. >> reporter: that fiscal cliff negotiations cannot result in cuts to social security, medicare or medicaid. >> how does that make any sense to you? >> reporter: that wealthy americans should be forced to pay their fair share of taxes. >> tax, tax, tax the rich. >> reporter: when the rally was finished. >> boehner, boehner, you don't care. >> reporter: protesters marched to house speaker john boehner to deliver a bag of coal, an early christmas present they said from the nation's poor and middle class. people like daniel warner, a home health care worker from vermont. >> we can't afford health cuts, nobody is going to survive that. >> reporter: and a single parent from here in washington. >> what they need to do is roll their sleeves up and get down to the business of being equal to everybody. >> reporter: matt jablow, 9 news now. >> and tomorrow, three large national labor unions will begin a tv ad campaign urging the congress to reject cuts to vital social programs and make wealthy americans pay what they say would be their fair share in taxes. >>
beautiful babies that were slaughtered. that cannot be tolerated in america. >> reporter: funerals began monday for the 20 children and six adults killed. tuesday families said their final good-byes to two more 6- year-olds. jessica rekos and james mattioli. they are releasing new information today of the suspected shooter and his mother. he also said that the mother was found shoot in the head four times. while she was sleeping. in newtown, connecticut. i'm tory dunnan reporting. >> today virginia's governor said it's time to start discussing if school officials should be armed. bob mcdonnell said similar conversations took place in the month after the september 11th attacks and he thinks now main to time to extend that talk the school -- to schools. >> if people were armed not just a police officer but other school officials, that were trained and chose to have a weapon, certain simply there have been an opportunity to -- certainly there have been an opportunity to stop aggressors coming into the school. >> right now there's a complete ban on all the firearms within 1,000 feet of virgi
and is going to be exploited by virtually every merchandiser in america. >> obama's campaign manager and the rest of the team for the ground game they pulled together which the romney team laughed at first. they are not laughing now. >> mark. >> thank you. magnificent. >> is this it? >> let's see what conac has given us. the biggest winner of 2012 vladimir putin. he overcame massive opposition protests, maneuvered through constitutional loopholes, served as president, then prime minister. and then when re-elected as president again of planet earth's biggest nation, russia. vladimir putin biggest winner of 2012. >> "biggest loser," pat? >> general david petraeus. cia most famous general of his generation caught in a honey trap and kwon. >> the nra national rifle association which has no answer to why americans should be allowed to buy and possess assault weapons with rounds they can shoot off and kill little children. >> mark. >> the 23 million americans who remain out of work and have been out of work for a long period of time. >> seldom aidle son who backed candidates with millions
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lessons safeguarding america. i asked him whether jointness was too far as some critics argue. >> not every operation requires jointness. i'm sure there are some that can be best handled by a single service. and by an element rather far down in the table of organization of that service. nevertheless, i believe that the idea of jointness, joint operations, is correct because it brings together talents that each service has that the others do not have. it is probably true that too much is now happening at the unified and specified commands. they have indeed greatly increased staffs and they even have elements in washington that begin to act like lobbies. when a new problem arises, a joint task force is put together. and that makes sense. and the elements may come from more than one of the unified and specified commands. so i think another look is needed at not at the question of jointness, but at how it's carried out. and how the overhead is distributed. >> you worked in the pentagon during the vietnam war and there are those and you even mentioned certain parallels between the
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grandchildren. you think everyone in america's not hurting? whether you're an nra member or not, whether you're one of the -- working for the nra, these are good people. >> reporter: so far most republicans are staying silent on the gun issue. we reached out to more than two dozen of them. they declined our interview request. the nra has also been silent. they have not released a statement, nora and charlie. they also took down their facebook and twitter pages for a few days because of all the messages they were receiving. >> thank you. >>> with us, chicago mayor rahm emanuel, president obama's former white house chief of staff. good morning. >> good morning. >> this change of heart, how sustainable is it? will it lead to meaningful action, and is meaningful action a ban on assault weapons and more? >> yes. yes to all of those, but to break it down, there is no doubt i think right now, all of us, all of us are citizens and residents of newtown, connecticut. that's number one. i think there's a genuine outpouring in the country for action that this type of event is -- you know, the tectonic s
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-awlaki was at the top of the u.s. terrorist kill list. >> a jihad against america is binding upon myself, just as it is binding on every other able muslim. >> logan: he had become the operational leader of al qaeda in yemen and was in the midst of planning more attacks. morten storm was one of the few people awlaki trusted. what he didn't know was that storm had become a double agent. >> cooper: judd apatow has become one of the most successful names in film comedy today. >> when anything happens to me that's awful, i'm just so happy that i can put it in a movie. >> cooper: apatow is highly sought after as a producer on other people's movies, like "bridesmaids." >> party! >> cooper: and he worked on "anchorman," written by will farrell and adam mckay. >> has judd apatow hurt people? oh, sure. ( laughter ) you're damn right he has. judd apatow is a monster. tick, tick, tick, tick, tick. >> i'm steve kroft. >> i'm leslie stahl. >> i'm morley safer. >> i'm lara logan. >> i'm anderson cooper. >> i'm scott pelley. those stories tonight on "60 minutes." [ male announcer ] this holiday at sprint, get
gun control and a culture of violence in america. >> we all got to be angry. this is not us and them, us against the nra or us against the entertainment industry. this is all of us. >> this has changed the dialogue and it should move beyond dialogue. we need action. >> reporter: a newly formed grass roots group called newtown benefit and the misfortune of being on the national stage right now. this is a real opportunity for us to make a statement. >> reporter: as the police investigation continues, the governor of connecticut has asked for a moment of silence to take place this 9:30 a.m. exactly one week after this tragedy happened. in newtown, connecticut, i'm torrey done fan reporting. >> the psychologist that heroically tried to stop the gunman has a daughter that attends georgetown university. katie sherlach is a ph.d. candidate in chemistry. her mother is mary. the law center has launched a fund raising campaign with a goal of collecting at least $5,000 for the sherlach family. >>> at 6:06 in other news long serving hawaii senator and decorated world war ii hero daniel inouye ha
's carving out that kind of middle ground politics that i think america is looking for right now. and i think we're going to hear more from him. >> good. we'll all be waiting for that. what's his name? >> joe manchin. >> joe manchin. senator from west virginia. >> thanks for the tip. the envelope please? thank you susan. carman -- >> car mac the magnificent. all right we've got here destined for political stardom in 2013. this is definitely conmac. wednesday way la's -- venezuela's hugo chavez. >> stardom? >> you better get the vice president john. >> his populous legacy will live on and become legendary. chavez post will soon replace che question very is at emblems of latin america's social revolutionaries, put that in your column pat. okay, destined for political oblivion, pat? >> president bashar al-assad of syria. if he's not gone by the time this show's aired. >> eleanor? >> sarah palin. momma grizzlies and the tea party, i don't think the new senator from south carolina can save the tea party in washington. >> susan? >> well, sadly mitt romney not only because he lost the election, beca
made the last two years is trying to make obama the issue without sharing with america bold reform ideas that inspire people to get behind us. >> the 61-year-old was elected to the senate in 2004. south carolina's republican governor gets to appoint demint's successor. >>> ever see another driver doing their makeup on the beltway or texting on the gw parkway? someone posted video of a metro bus driver holding a newspaper, perhaps even reading it, while driving around dupont circle. the anonymous passenger who posted the video says it happened monday morning to a d2 bus. the bus drivers union did not return our calls. >>> d.c.'s guardian angels are responding to this video shot on the green line in metro. the video posted on youtube shows a group of young people attacking and robbing a girl of her cell phone last friday. so in an attempt to deter these types of muggings on metro, the guardian angels will be patrolling live between the congress heights and ft. totten station friday and saturday nights. >>> the planning for next month's inauguration is in high gear, but today a group
. >> this is deja vu all over again. america wonders why it is that in this town for some reason, you can't get stuff done in an organized timetable, why everything has to wait until the last minute. we're now at the last minute. >> reporter: the president spoke after a meeting where republican and democratic senate leaders agreed to try to find a solution. >> we're out of town. we've got to do it now. the next 24 hours will be very important. >> reporter: a rare phrase these days, bipartisan effort. >> in the hopes that we can come forward as early as sunday and have a recommendation. >> reporter: but if they don't. >> then i will urge senator reed to bring to the floor a basic package for an up and down vote. >> reporter: a backup plan likely to include tax increase only for the wealthy and extension of unemployment benefits for 2 million jobless americans. >> if members of the house or the senate want to vote no, they can, but we should let everybody vote. that's the way this is supposed to work. >> reporter: either way, a smat agreement or the -- senate agreement or the obama backup plan. >
's crusade? >> i live in america and i'm a human being. i don't know what your religion teaches you, mine teaches you to take care of each other. in america, read the constitution, we're all equal and we're all americans. >> pelley: but what do you say to those who would make the argument that the guns are already out there. >> fine, let's get them off the streets. >> pelley: that we've lost this war. that there are three million ar-15s made in america already there. >> think of what you said. you want to go from -- i'll give you a list tomorrow of the 34 families who had somebody in their family killed tomorrow. do it by the end of the day. you really want to call them up and say "it's hopeless, we're just going to keep killing more and more people"? do you want that for your kids? i don't think so. >> pelley: mayor bloomberg. as we said, we wanted to hear from supporters of gun rights but we talked to more than two dozen members of congress, they all declined to talk with us but we will try again. with two weeks to go, the president and the speaker may be closing in on a path around the
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the company said it's cutting 11,000 jobs to boost profits. citigroup is america's third largest bank but it has operations around the world. the company didn't tell us how many american jobs will be lost. a new study just out today has encouraging news about breast cancer which kills 40,000 women a year. elaine quijano reports on how changing a treatment could save lives. >> when carrie capossela finished a five-year course of tamoxifen to prevent her breast cancer from coming back, she was nervous when she finally went off the drug. >> all of a sudden you're done and it's very scary. it's very scary because you have to then go back and you really having v nothing protecting you from the medical standpoint anymore. >> reporter: capossela was 33 when she was diagnosed. estrogen is the main fuel for breast cancer in younger women who have not gone through menopause. tamoxifen works by blocking the effect of estrogen. the current recommendation is for women to take the drug for five years because previous studies showed no benefit to taking it for longer. but the new study, funded partl
shops. amsterdam alone has over 300. >> reporter: he says america should not fear. >> consumption is not going to go up a lot. by every statistic, our government and the dutch government, americans smoke more pot than the dutch, and the dutch have the most liberal laws on pot in all of europe. >> reporter: seattle's city attorney peter holmes also pushed for the new law. >> all we've done is achieve by prohibition is fill our jails and make drug dealers quite rich. >> reporter: he says legal marijuana even with high taxes will be cheaper than illegal marijuana. >> want to put the drug dealers out of business? >> absolutely. >> reporter: now that marijuana is legal here in washington, the state is going to start collecting taxes on it. the state hopes to raise some $500 million al year. but there is one catch. marijuana remains illegal under federal law. for cbs "this morning," john blackstone, seattle. >>> times are changing. >> what the justice department is going to do because it's still a federal crime. now marijuana is legal for recreational use in washington and colorado stat
in america so that the wealthy don't have to pay their fair share. >> we need two words. presidential leadership, while not just taxing rich people. >> reporter: tennessee republicans lamar alexander and bob corker said the president has to take the lead. corker was not optimistic about the white house meeting. >> we're going end one a small kick the can down the road bill that creates another fiscal cliff to deal with this fiscal cliff. >> reporter: today's meeting at the white house is the first time since mid-november that at the present time has had all four congressional leaders in the same ram at the same time. their past fiscal cliff talks have not been productive. adding to the urgency, 2 million unemployed americans will lose their benefits on saturday if a deal is not reached. the nation's borrowing limit to finance is 16 trillion will be maxed out by monday. and it is unclear how lawmakers will move forward at this point, but if the senate is able to make a deal before the house returns to capitol hill sunday, house members will have about 24 hours to approve it. live at t
like to be in america everything free in america for a small fee in america >> reporter: we did it because we love vd to be together, you know? also we loved so much the performance. >> reporter: so the love of soccer compensated for the lack of royaltys? >> absolutely! we were very happy -- first of all, we were very happy to sing together. >> reporter: for the encore they made a much better deal. domingo says that reports of a feud between the tenors were untrue. >> we were friendly rivals. >> reporter: friendly rivals? frenemys, do you know that term? >> frenemys? that i don't hear. i say friendly rivals. the rivalry was created by the press and by the agents because we got along very well. >> reporter: pavarotti's death in 2007 hit especially hard. >> it was sad because you lose a person that you have admired and loved and also you see the reality of life. you're born, you live, and you die. >> reporter: it was hardedly first time he'd known loss. >> no one can know just how many people died today when that monster earthquake ripped through at least three mexican states. >>
in on redskins v cowboys. wait until you se >>> all right, hear me now. america hates the cowboys. do i have your attention? rabid redskins fans like derek mcginty and bruce johnson have been telling us for years, most people may think that, ah, those guys, that's just their burgundy blood coming out of them, but tonight, america, in this election year, we bring you evidence that derek and bruce are not actually loco. they know what they're talking about. maybe. it is the match-up of the week. espn conducted a poll asking viewers who they wanted to win, and take a look at. this more than 200,000 responded. over 73% say they want redskins. red states, redskins. only one blue state, down there in texas. so with all precincts reporting, wusa can now confirm the redskins are the next playoff recipient. >> think about great experiences you've had or bad memories, because you want to take advantage of these opportunities. they don't come around every day. >> the stakes are high. emotions are going to be high. i mean, we've just got to come out. we have to basically be perfect if we want to win this gam
that's when bank of america approached her with a new mortgage and a $110,000 home equity line of credit. she didn't understand her payments would jump $1200 a month. patton and her bank could not work up on the a lone modification. she lost her home to foreclosure. you feel you were cheated? >> i was cheated. i was cheated out of my home. >> reporter: patton is applying to the federal independent foreclose review program. the government ordered 14 big banks to take part in the program after it was discovered they improperly processed foreclosure paperwork, or made other misrepresentations about mortgage terms. harmed homeowners can be compensated up to $125,000. but critics, like new jersey senator robert menendez complain the bank controls the review process. >> who they choose areoften lawyers and consultants who have worked with the bank before, and so it's a little bit of the fox watching the chicken coop. >> reporter: the office of the comptroller, which oversees the program, told us independence has been a priority. >> this free program is monitored by federal bank regul
>> pelley: tonight, would america go to war in syria? the u.s. is spying on the ctator's chemical weapons. there's new intelligence on that and word that syria may be losing its best ally. david martin at the pentagon, margaret brennan with hillary clinton, and elizabeth palm wer a rare look inside the war. >> reporter: in the hospital's intensive care unit, the men can't speak but their injuries do. >> pelley: today, the first state in the nation has legalized marijuana for recreational use, leaving cops and citizens with lots of questions. john blackstone clears the air. and what town has the winningest football team in the nation? wyatt andrews takes us to a community on hard times now riding high. >> one, two, three. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. whether the u.s. enters the war in syria appears to be up to the dictator bashar al-assad. on monday, david martin reported that the assad regime had given orders to prepare chemical weapons for possible use to put down the revolt that has been raging in that cou
cleaner than coal. it's found right here in ameri america, and there's enough of it for the next 100 years. the fuel is natural gas. and the new source is gigantic deposits of shale rock thousands of feet underground. this one is called the marcellus shale. it covers 95,000 square miles across four states. so this is the famous shale. >> there is gas in that. reporter: locked in there? correct. reporter: how come i can't see it or smell it. >> if you were to crack a piece of this off, you would smell a piece of gas. >> reporter: george stark represents cabot oil and gas, the second largest gas producer in the marcellus. we toured a new shale gas well. >> typically we're pulling in an average day almost three quarters of a billion cubic feet of natural gas a day. >> reporter: where is it going? it's going to heat homes. it's going to fuel our vehicles. it's going to create electricity. >> reporter: and how do you get gas from shale? with a high-tech operation called fracking. >> okay. suppose i'm america. i have an insatiable craving for gas and oil. excuse me, guys. so in fracking, we dril
this morning." ñp that ended america's most infamous family feud. the hat fooelds and the mccoys. researchers have now found the first physical remains of the final battle. mark strassmann has the exclusive look of the evidence that could rewrite the history of these hillbilly clans. >> reporter: in these east kentucky hills bob scott's family has owned this land, almost 50 acres, since 1902. it was a stage for a bloody chapter in american history that's also part of his family history, the hatfield/mccoy feud. >> my mother's maiden name was hatfield. >> and this is mccoy property. >> randall mccoy, pate trat of the kentucky clan once lived here and his well sit here's on scott's land. his once enemy was hatfield, leader of the clan. this spot is where they finally ended a generation of fussin', fightin', and killing. sparked by a murder right after the civil war. >> mccoy's brother was a northern soldier. he comes back from the war. hatfield and his family fought for the south. word gout out they were out to get him and they eventually went out and get him. >> reporter: between 1865 and 1868
that it does come down to two very basic issues-- one is what percentage of the wealthiest people in america will pay a higher tax eat. and secondly, how many of the richest americans who pass away should be spared paying extra for estate taxes. from the republican side, those remain their highest priorities -- protecting object highest income individuals from tax increases and protect up to 6,000 estates a year from pagan additional $1 million. that's what this is about. we see it differently. what's at stake as far as we're concerned are 98% of the american families, working families and middle-income families with shouldn't see their taxes go up on january 1. that's our highest priority. als the president added, the two million who would lose unemployment benefits immediately if we don't act to change that between now and the deadline. >> o'donnell: so you say there's a chasm. you don't think there will be a deal today? >> i won't go that far. i have been around washington long enough to know it takes a deadline, it takes a lot of get a lot of worry when people reach a point and say, "rep
where he can do harm. >> tim: pitino calls him the best point guard in america and, of course, he's going to promote the brand. i get that. siva, though, has improved in the area where he needed to in the off-season and that was with his shot. clearly. >> clark: 84% on the season from the line. and he's a little banged up. you can tell, he's not 100% in his lower body, but this kid is such a competitor. such a charismatic leader in an understated kind of way with this group. >> greg: everyone talks about the improved shot. to me it's more the improved decision making. when you get good decision-making, it trickles down throughout the rest of your team and that's why they have been so much better in the haventh halfcourt in terms of execution. . >> clark: got to hit one sometime. >> tim: that could be confidence builder the transfer from wright state needed. >> clark: until this shot from julius mays, he had been bageled from the floor. 0-6. but stepped into that one confidently and brings his team to within five, and he shoots it really well over the course of his career. he's hit
and strangling america's space industry is an even bigger threat. if you are not selling anything you are not controlling anything, either. working together republicans and democrats solved this problem. they should continue the system and tackle the nation's other problems. thanks for joining us for "this week in defense news." i'm vago muradian. you can watch on-line it at defensenewstv.com. before we go i would like to wish everybody a very happy new year. i'll be back next year at the same time. until then, have a great week. >>> patient centered research, is it more than a slogan. patient leaders rate their progress. i'm steve usdin. welcome to "biocentury this week." >>> your trusted source for biotechnology information and analysis, "biocentury this week." >>> it has blazed the trail. now as we've highlighted many types on "biocentury this week," patients have moved to the center of every aspect of medicine, especially the search for new treatments. patient groups are funding and directing research. they're working with regulators to design clinical studies, helping companies r
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and a culture of violence in america. >> we've all got to be angry. this is not us and them, us against the nra or us against the entertainment industry. this is all of us. >> this has changed and it should move beyond dialogue. we need answers. >> reporter: newtown united is calling for better gun control. it plans to send a delegation to washington on tuesday. >> we have the benefit and the miss fortune of being on -- misfortune of being on the national stage right now. this is a real opportunity for us to make a statement. >> reporter: schools will reopen tuesday but sandy hook elementary will be closed till further notice. >> one of the victims in the newtown shooting spree has a daughter that attends georgetown university. katie sherlach is a ph.d. candidate in chemistry. her mom was the school psychologist at sandy hook elementary and one of the heroes who tried to stop the gunman. they have lunched a fund raising campaign with the goal of collecting at least $5,000 for the sherlach family. >>> advocates for gun control are hoping that the actions of newtown is enough to spark debate. >>
lady of the united states of america. >> reporter: the stage is set for a spectacular live show which is going to be hosted by neil patrick harris from the cbs show "how i met your mother." song writing legend james taylor and pop rock band the frayer just a couple the performers. the lineup changes every year so there's a different sound than in years past but there's also a different look. this year's layout for the tree lighting ceremony is totally new. the white house now serves as a beautiful backdrop as the first family is lighting the national tree. if you aren't one of the lucky ticket holders on thursday night, there's still plenty of reasons to head down to the mall throughout the month. daily performances, beautiful decorations, and free visitses with santa to keep the whole family entertained. >> when they come down here, they'll find an entire christmas village. 57 trees, one for each state and the territories and the district of columbia. we have all kinds of things going on around the tree. regards and christmas presents and things like that. >> what is left is the chri
proposing new legislation, maybe as soon as next month that would tighten the gun control laws in america, possibly limiting which weapons can be sold and how many bullets can be housed within a magazine. she certainly has plenty of support from fellow democrats. >> trying to prevent shootings in schools without talking about guns is like trying to prevent lung cancer without talking about cigarettes. >> reporter: also on the sunday talk shows, we saw the c.e.o. of the nra coming out dismissing calls for an assault weapons ban or limiting ammunitions. instead he is pushing for more police officers in schools. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our children, then call me crazy. i'll tell you that the american people think it's crazy not to do it. >> reporter: in the meantime we're seeing plenty of signs that the american public is as divided on this issue of gun control as we see within the political parties. cbs news poll taken right after newtown show that 57% of americans now support tougher gun control laws in the united states. it's
, scott meadows said chinese wealth is an opportunity, not a threat for american business. >> america is known for quality so the chinese look at american made productnd and foreign made products in general as a thing they can trust. >> reporter: after all with the eagle on the bottle because what so many chinese want is something made in the usa. for centimeter ben tracy, napa valley. >>> it's a huge opportunity. growing middle class and they want what the united states has. >>> losing weight is the most popular new year's resolution. coming up, experts saying a smart diet, not a fad diet will get the job done. that's ahead on "cbs this morning." stick around. if you're living with moderate to severe crohn's disease, and it feels like your life revolves around your symptoms, ask your gastroenterologist about humira adalimumab. humira has been proven to work for adults who have tried other medications but still experience the symptoms of moderate to severe crohn's disease. in clinical studies, the majority of patients on humira saw significant symptom relief, and many achieved remissi
association took questions for the first time since newtown. america's largest gun rights group says we don't need new laws. chip reid is in washington with that story. good morning. >> good morning, jeff. the national rifle association was silent in the days following the tragedy in newtown. now it's speaking out and reigniting an explosive debate over gun control. the nra says it will not budge from its long-time opposition to gun control, insisting that the only thing that will stop school shootings is armed guards. >> if it's crazy to call for putting police and arms security in our school to protect our children, then call me crazy. i think the american people think it's crazy not to do it. it's the one thing that would keep people safe and the nra is going to try to do that. added that banning particular guns simply doesn't work. >> we had a so-called assault weapons ban for ten years. it was allowed to expire. studies say it made no difference. so if we're looking at things that are effective, let's talk about them. but first let's talk about protecting our kids. >>> the full court p
to miss the forecast. >> the dallas cowboys may be america's team a new poll shows much of the country is pulling for the redskins on sunday's big match-up. >> plus, see what happens when a gigantic tank full of sharks explodes into a mall full of shoppers. wow. >>> and welcome back. it is 5:09. i'm olga breese in for howard bernstein this morning. chilly temperatures, everyone sitting in the 30s but feeling like the lower 30s. little bit of a wind out of the north near 10 miles per hour. we'll definitely sew some sunshine through early morning. by midday though you watch the cloud cover increase and we're partly cloudy for most of the day and then mostly cloudy by sun set. temperatures should make it into the middle range to lower 40s by late afternoon. and as we head into saturday, morning, a chance for snow. beverly? >>> olga, we're checking out the ride for folks in virginia. where any overnight road work should be put to bed and out of the way. looking good in on 66 to make it into the beltway and inside the beltway through falls church on to rosslyn everything open for you here o
, a brand-new poll shows america is not quite ready to give the green leaf the green light. >>> this is a 9 news fiscal cliff note. >> fact, child care tax credits will be really reduced. right now a taxpayer gets a $1,000 tax credit per child each year. the credit kicks in when you file your annual income taxes, but if the reduction goes through, you will only be able to deduct $500, a 50% decrease. here's the back story. this year american families will claim over $38 billion in total child credits. if a compromise isn't reached soon, $37 billion in credits are due to be eliminated. why is this happening? it's part of an effort to slash $503 billion from the federal budget deficit through tax increases and deep spending cuts. >> you can learn more any time at www.wusa9.com and on 9 news. this has been a 9 news fiscal cliff note. >>> as we've been telling you here on 9 news, if an agreement cannot be reached by the 1st of the year, the cuts will have an enormous impact on houses, businesses and you name it and put a huge dent into medical research and drug development, possibly for years t
with it. >> reporter: he heads iraq and afghanistan veterans of america. >> every single week our caseworkers are taking calls from around the country from folks who are really struggling. report he urges veterans to seek help during the holidays. >> can you go down to your local veterans group, can you connect with the organizations in your community, and you don't have to be alobby around those times of the holidays. >> reporter: so talk to somebody, you know. work through it. get over yourself and your mass you lynn or feminine pride and just talk to people about why you're upset. >> reporter: you're determined? >> for people not to kill themselves? yes. >> reporter: michelle miller, cbs news. pennsylvania. >> ahead, the burrito boys, meet the teens who spend sundays serving up food for those that need it most. ilup. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! i get congested. but now, wi
missile for tragedies like newtown. but the executive director of gun owners of america thinks principals and teachers should carry guns to prevent tragedies like newtown. >> there are members of congress that would like to see the school zone gun ban done away with. and i think that's encouraging. >> reporter: pro-gun rights senator joe mansion of west virginia called on the gun industry to come together with congress to work on what he called a reasonable approach to curbing gun violence. he said all options should be on the table. cbs news, new york. >>> there is progress to report on fiscal cliff negotiations. two weeks from today, the painful series of spending cuts and tax increases will automatically go into effect if washington can't come up with a budget deal. late monday, though, we learned congressional republicans and the president are narrowing the gap in tmorning to you, terrell. well, raising taxes on the wealthy is the biggest issue during these negotiations. but this morning, it appears both sides are giving ground. allowing the bush-era tax cuts to expire on couples' inc
children and babies slaughtered in america. >> reporter: he's now open to the possibility of banning large magazines. after getting a call from president obama today, manchin put out a statement saying "we must work together to keep our precious children safe." in congress, three democrats with long histories as gun control advocates are taking the lead with proposals to ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines show me how this works. how quickly can you change a magazine? >> it's out; it's in. >> reporter: but at a northern virginia gun store today, this instructor said banning large magazines like this one with 30 rounds is futile. >> he could have had ten-round magazines and changed those just as quickly before police got there and it wouldn't have made one difference in the carnage that he caused. >> reporter: he wanted to show us the 60-round magazine, scott, but he couldn't because the store has sold out its entire inventory of about 2,000 large magazines in just the past four days. he said gun owners are snapping them up because they're worried they will s
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for america to stand up to the national rifle association. >> the national rifle association is here to sell weapons and make money. >> reporter: and adopt meaningful gun control laws. >> we seem to honor the caliber of our weapon instead of the caliber of our character. >> reporter: the bishop of the cath like diocese of one spirit led a group of protesters outside of a firearms store, nova firearms, calling for a ban on assault weapons and high capacity magazines in the wake of the blooding shootings at sandy hook elementary school. >> to allow these type of guns that have no purpose other than to murder, slaughter innocent people and children is insane. >> reporter: chuck disagrees, fearing the slippery slope toward a more comprehensive gun ban. >> what's after that, semiautomatic handguns. >> reporter: the chief firearms instructor, he says despite the tragedy at sandy hook elementary, he remains adamantly opposed to an assault weapons ban. >> i disagree with that. >> reporter: saying law-abiding americans should be allowed to carry virtually any gun they please. >> why do we have to lim
song. this is weird story, but you'll like it. >>> you've heard about the clock ticking on america's fiscal cliff, but what really happens on january 1st to you? this is a 9 news fiscal cliff note. fact, if congress and the white house don't reach an agreement, your paycheck is going to go down. the reason? because the tax withholding in your paycheck is going to increase. here's the back story. the current payroll tax cut is set to expire december 31st. in dollars and cents this means that your payroll tax withholding is going from 4.2% to 6.2%. now why is this happening? many of the policies expiring at the end of the year like the payroll tax cuts and emergency unemployment benefits were originally passed on a temporary basis. the thinking was that the economy would be in much better shape by now and the policies could expire without causing a recession. >> you can learn more any time at www.wusa9.com and on 9 news. this has been a 9 news fiscal cliff note. >>> i'm colonel will bourn stationed in kabul afghanistan. i'd like to send out a many are rei christmas to my wife and fa
states announces plans to return some of its manufacturing here to america. >> t mobile announces plans to begin selling the iphone. >> stay with us. 9news returns in two minutes. >>> welcome back at 4:39. i'm olga breese in for howard this morning. doppler picking up on some moisture. we'll see some showers this morning. i expect the showers to continue. temperatures should make it into the middle range 50s and then we cool down nicely tonight with a warmer day tomorrow. >>> in the district, all the potomac and anacostia crossings are incident free. there is construction, though, in place here on the inbound side of canal road as you exit for the key bridge. you'll have to turn all the way around to the left to get around it and it may cause a bit of a delay later in the morning. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 4:47. back to you guys. >> thanks, monika. >>> coming up on 4:40, in time for the first your money segment this friday morning. >> money time. >>> good morning. we get a new reading on the job market. superstorm sandy may skew the numbers in today's november unemploy
of gun owners of america thinks principals and teachers should carry guns to prevent more tragedies like nowtown. >> there are members of congress that would like to see the school zone gun ban done away w. i think that's en-- away with. i think that's encouraging. >> pro-guns -- [indiscernible] so work on what he called a reasonable approach to curbing gun violence. he says all options should be on the table. >>> we have live team coverage tonight of the gun control debate. and our scott broom has been talking to gun rights advocates in frederick. but first, kristin fisher was at a gun on the points rally outside nra offices here in washington. she's in the newsroom with more on what they are saying today. kristin? >> reporter: what they're saying is they want a ban on the sale of all assault rifles to people like you and me. they want them to only be in the hands of the military and police. it's something we have heard so many times before. but they're hoping what happened in connecticut is going to be the game changer for gun control in this country. >> i've got four grandkids. they'r
by gasoline and occupants in the four units are now in temporary housing. >>> here we go. america is now one day closer. we're talking about this every day about the fiscal cliff and yet major players are still not sitting down to talk. >> but there was some encouraging news yesterday. president obama and house speaker john boehner did speak on the telephone. right now, though, there's no evidence any future negotiations are scheduled. a new poll by the associated press shows 48% of those asked support letting tax cuts expire january 1 for those earning more than $250,000 a year. but extending them for everyone else. >> just 32% think the cuts should be extended across the boards. >> at 6:37 rchtion it's time for -- at 6:37, it's time for another your money report. >> jessica doyle is talking about the real possibility we actually will indeed go over the cliff. >> they say good things come to those who wait except maybe in the case of the fiscal cliff. timothy geithner said the administration will absolutely take the leap. but some say both sides could wait till january to get down to busine
the numbers. they say that 70% of schools in america currently don't have any police officers on the premises. 60% don't have any security officers at all in the situation. so that's a big change that would have to happen. there may not be the political capital there for republicans who tend to align themselves with the nra, even republicans like governor chris newkumetty from new jersey -- chris christie from new jersey are questioning the wisdom of putting more guns in school. >> the nra says this is what happens in israel and there haven't been any gun shootings in schools -- reductions. i've been there and there are guards outside every hotel. there were guards mobilizing around the boarder with syria. they're a nation with warring factions. this is what's not happening in this country. >> it's interesting. we saw the c.e.o. of the nra on meet the press say put more guns if school, more police officers in schools like israel has and you won't see a school shooting. israel actually came out with public statements after this. they said we beg to differ. we never had a school shooting proble
in america. no single law is going to stop all of those. but if we can cut it in half, or cut it by 20%, or even cut it by a tenth, that's still thousands of lives. and maybe we wouldn't have some of those horrible images as we see right now, these children being buried. >> schieffer: i think we reestablished communications with texas. senator hutch son, you were talking about you do suggest, at least schools being able to put police in schools if they think it's needed. but how about some of these other things? what about this idea of a ban on assault weapons? what about, as senator warn ser talking about, restricting the sales of these magazines that have 30 rounds in a clip? how do you feel about that? >> you know, i think we ought to be looking at where the real danger is, like those large clips. i think that does need to be looked at. we do have a ban on assault weapons, as was stated earlier. but it's the semiautomatic, and those large magazines that can be fired off very quickly. you do have to pull the trigger each time, but it's very quick. i think we should be looking at thos
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